Brad Finkelstein is the managing editor of Origination News and associate editor of National Mortgage News. Among his areas of coverage are wholesale lending, consumer marketing, reverse mortgages, appraisals, mortgage insurance and title insurance. Finkelstein has been with NMN since May 1990. Prior to that he was the associate editor of the Airport Press in Jamaica, N.Y., and a reporter for This Week Publications on Long Island. He is a past president of the New York Financial Writers Association.
Recent Stories From this Author
Carver Turns Profitable as Asset Performance Improves
June 18, 2013 Carver Bancorp Inc., New York had net income of $662 million for fiscal year 2013 and $687 million in 4Q13 as the company has...
Dow Posts Another Large Gain
June 18, 2013 Mortgage stocks go along for the ride as 13 of 17 Mortgage Industry Equity Composite listings close higher.
Zillow: Mortgage Rates Decline After Six Weeks of Increases
June 18, 2013 For the first time in six weeks the Zillow Mortgage Rate Ticker finds the average rate for the 30-year fixed rate mortgage to...
Commercial Loan Debt Declines in 1Q13
June 18, 2013 There is $2.41 trillion in outstanding commercial and multifamily real estate at the end of 1Q13, a decline of $4.9 billion...
Another Large Swing Benefits Mortgage Stocks
June 17, 2013 There have been five days of triple digit moves in the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Monday's market improvement included 13...
WFG Acquires a Nevada Title Agency
June 17, 2013 Williston Financial Group, the parent company of WFG National Title Insurance Co., has acquired Community Title Services of...
May Median Price Rise in California Largest in 33 Years
June 17, 2013 When compared with May 2012, prices in California increased 32%, going to $417,350 from $316,460.
Redfin: Rising Prices Drive Inventory Gains
June 17, 2013 Redfin said active listings are down 22% from a year ago, but this is likely to turnaround to a positive number before the end...
Builder Confidence Reaches Seven Year High
June 17, 2013 For the first time since April 2006, home builders view conditions for sales of newly built single-family homes as good, the...
Mortgage Stocks Zag on Friday
June 14, 2013 The zigzag pattern of the stock market continued on Friday as 15 of 17 Mortgage Industry Equity Composite stocks closed lower.